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Google invites Glass pre-order holders to hackathons in New York, San Francisco

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Google just hit our inbox with an email inviting folks who pre-ordered the Explorer Edition of Project Glass to two-day hackathons in San Francisco and New York, where they'll be the first group of developers -- not being paid by Page and Co. -- to collectively develop for Glass....
Google invites Glass pre-order holders to hackathons in New York, San Francisco

US presidential campaign trail winds its way to Xbox Live on August 27th with Election 2012 Hub

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Can't get enough coverage of the US presidential race even with YouTube in the mix? Microsoft's Election 2012 Hub for Xbox Live may be able to satisfy your inner political junkie. Redmond's initiative will provide video of town hall events at both the Democratic and Republican national conventions, daily...
US presidential campaign trail winds its way to Xbox Live on August 27th with Election 2012 Hub

Sound Familiar? Gawker’s New Commenting Threads are Called ‘Branches’

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Mr. Denton (flickr.com/scriptingnews) After a week of closed commenting sections, Gawker released its new commenting system today, and it's a doozy. Nieman Lab has a great rundown of the changes, including a computer algorithm that sifts through the comments and looks for ones to feature, as well as "a new inbox [that] focuses attention...
Sound Familiar? Gawker’s New Commenting Threads are Called ‘Branches’

The state of the second screen: Will TV companion apps proliferate or dwindle?

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If you let the rows of 3D and 4k displays lining the halls of CES paint a picture of the future of television, you'd be missing a vital component. Tucked away inside a pair of ballrooms on Sin City's famous Strip, representatives from television networks, software companies, cable providers...
The state of the second screen: Will TV companion apps proliferate or dwindle?
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Live from Motorola's 'main event' in NYC!

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It's a busy day to say the least. We hope you've had a chance to catch your breath after Nokia and Microsoft's little powwow, cause now it's time for what Motorola has rather presumptuously dubbed "the day's main event." The big news is undoubtedly a brand new LTE device,...
Live from Motorola's 'main event' in NYC!

Nick Denton Just Fired A Missile At A Startup Backed By The Twitter Guys

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During South By Southwest, Gawker held a party. I attended and met up with a friend, Josh Miller, cofounder of Branch. Branch is a group blogging platform that lets users follow a handful of influencers who are debating a topic in real time. Gawker founder Nick Denton came over and...
Nick Denton Just Fired A Missile At A Startup Backed By The Twitter Guys
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